PO Box 100, Carlisle, Ontario L0R 1H0 | Phone: 1-833-236-0280 | wowrc@united-church.ca
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Congregational Support

Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council is dedicated to helping communities of faith live out their ministry. We provide resources, guidance and support to enable you to do the best ministry possible in your unique circumstances. We are the “go to” commission for questions related to:

• the covenant relationship between communities of faith and the regional council,
• community of faith profiles and living faith story,
• updating information on ChurchHub,
• annual self-assessments,
• congregational health,
• visioning,
• governance,
• shared ministry agreements,
• redevelopment, amalgamations and closures,
• grants,
• sale, leasing or renovation of property

For more resources for Congregational Support, visit the Congregational Support Toolkit.

John Neff

John Neff

Minister, Congregational Support

Phone: 905-659-3343 | 1-833-236-0280
Extension: 7
Email: JNeff@united-church.ca

Congregational Support Commission Staff Resource
communities of faith with articulating ministry and mission and when in times of transition. Connecting communities of faith to care for each other in mutual ministry. Transforming communities of faith in hope and presence for the future.

Serves in: Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council

Location: Teleworks from home and spends time in the region

Role: John provides support for the region by encouraging and connecting communities of faith as they adapt and experiment in changing times.

Contact John for: Community Ministries, Congregational Finance, Governance, Covenants, UCC Grants, Property, and Transitions - amalgamations, collaboration, disbandment, resource for Congregational Support Commission.